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Chromogranins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Chromogranins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.631.199
D12.776.811.185
Unique ID
D002864
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002864
Scope Note
A group of acidic proteins that are major components of SECRETORY GRANULES in the endocrine and neuroendocrine cells. They play important roles in the aggregation, packaging, sorting, and processing of secretory protein prior to secretion. They are cleaved to release biologically active peptides. There are various types of granins, usually classified by their sources.
Entry Term(s)
Chromogranin
Granin
Granins
Secretogranin
Secretogranins
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Chromaffin System (1966-1972)
Nerve Tissue Proteins (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
1991; see NERVE TISSUE PROTEINS 1973-1990; SECRETOGRANINS was indexed under CHROMOGRANINS 1985-2006
History Note
1991(1973)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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